When solidarity is for real

The United States insists on saying that it is concerned about the Cuban people... a concern that ironically translates into the ongoing genocidal blockade that hinders the fight against COVID-19. ... More

Cubans celebrate "National Rebellion Day" in tribute to the Centennial Generation that attacked two barracks belonging to Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship, under very adverse circumstances, which encourages us to reflect on those actions and renew our resolve to face the current difficulties.... More

Still with sobriety, but with firmness, the Cuban people celebrate one more anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes Barracks in Bayamo, a suitable date to take a brief look at our region 68 years after that historic day.... More

Reflections on Cuba's reality

The social outburst of the past July 11 of this year was, without doubt, a shock to all of us and not precisely for the lack of evidence and signs. Like an Olympic Marathon, social media networks spread slogans, orientations, fake news, photoshopped images, etcetera, in every corner of the world.... More

A black diamond in Havana

For the North American black movement “Black Lives Matter” the “Jewel in their crown” is a black woman, the radical revolutionary Assata Shakur, also known by the name of Joanne Chesimard, who has lived in Havana since the mid-1970s. century as a political asylee, as she was accused of killing a New Jersey state police officer when she escaped from a patrol car that was driving her under arrest on charges of being one of the leaders of the radical movement «Black Panthers.»... More

Social media analyst Julian Macias explained the campaign that has been carried on digital platforms against Cuba, and that has been reinforced in recent days.... More

Havana, July 12 (RHC)-- The First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, appeared this Sunday on national radio and television.... More

News from Colombia

Definitely the most important news received this week from Colombia, one of the most violent countries on the continent, has to do with the formal accusation against ten military personnel and one civilian, allegedly responsible for the death of 120 people in the case known as "False positives."... More

The United States, in its annual report on human trafficking released by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken -- a document that lacks any legal or moral authority whatsoever -- cynically and shamelessly accuses Cuba (for merely slanderous purposes and political blackmail) of insufficiently complying with the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, when details and irrefutable evidence show quite the opposite.... More

Donald Rumsfeld, the former U.S. congressman, aide to several Republican presidents, and two-time defense secretary whose torture-laden tenure and ruinous legacy were defined by his lies in service of an unending war that's killed at least hundreds of thousands of people, died Tuesday at age 88.... More

The contempt that the current president shows towards the Indigenous people is notorious.  He considers them sub-people and on December 1, 2018 he stated quite clearly: “Our project for the Indio is to make them equal to us.”  And he advanced further: “There is not going to be a centimeter demarcated for indigenous reserve or for quilombolas.”... More

United Nations, Jun 23 (RHC) Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, addressed the UN General Assembly plenary to introduce the Resolution "Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. The full statement follows.... More

In the United States, more than 30,000 people die annually in incidents related to firearms, from suicides to mass shootings.  An alarming figure that, far from decreasing, continue to increase, coupled with the rise in the sales of weapons in the U.S.... More

Conservatives in the European Parliament have consistently vilified Cuba.  Attuned with the backward Republican Party in the United States and Cuban-American extremists present in that Congress, the right wing in the European Parliament seeks to suspend the European Union-Cuba Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement.... More

Havana, June 10 (RHC)--The International Relations Committee of the National Assembly of Peoples Power of Cuba (Parliament) issued a declaration on Thursday rejecting the adoption by the European Parliament of a Resolution.... More